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Earhart Magnet Elementary receives national recognition

Earhart Magnet Elementary receives national recognition

Earhart Environmental Magnet Elementary School has become the district's first magnet school to earn national certification. 

Magnet Schools of America (MSA), the national association of magnet and theme-based schools, created this national
certification process designed to recognize the most exemplary magnet schools in the nation and help them as they
continue to grow and provide high-quality, innovative curriculum and instructional programs that promote choice, equity,
diversity, and academic excellence for all students. The certification process is based on the five pillars of magnet schools
and the National Magnet School Standards of Excellence. These standards define the essential elements and characteristics
of high-quality magnet programs.

Earhart Magnet Elementary principal Matt MalgetAdditionally, Matt Malget, principal of Earhart Environmental Magnet Elementary School, has been named Region VI Principal of the Year by Magnet Schools of America.

The award recognizes magnet school principals in six regions across the country who have demonstrated a strong commitment to learning opportunities through themed-based education, while setting high expectations for students and staff. He is in the running for the National Magnet School Principal of the Year.